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Apr 28, 2014, 10:30 ET Home Health And Hospice Leaders Work To Improve The Bottom Line

The Simione Financial Monitor, an automated benchmarking tool that is transforming financial performance for home health and hospice agencies, has...


Mar 24, 2014, 11:30 ET Accelerate Referrals by Focusing on Three Customer Service Goals

When a patient is referred for hospice services, several people and organizations are typically involved in a flurry of activity to support the...


Mar 24, 2014, 11:30 ET The Admission Decision: Who's on First?

When it comes to hospice care, "making it easy" for patients and families requires vigilant attention to an admission process that is facing both...


Mar 24, 2014, 10:00 ET Hospice Cost Report Reform: Ready or Not?

Regardless of where a hospice may be located, its size, referral volume or available technology, best practices in the management and support of...


Mar 24, 2014, 01:00 ET Hospice Referrals Depend on Each Physician's Knowledge, Advocacy and Practices

While hospice care can be requested by anyone, a patient's physician remains a key resource where authority, trust and expertise can make all the...


Mar 05, 2014, 01:00 ET WORKING SMARTER: Cutting Cuts Doesn't Guarantee Financial Success

Congratulations, your business has reduced expenses. It must be a relief to finally be on track. Ron Barrera, Director at Simione Healthcare...


Feb 13, 2014, 08:00 ET HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE: Anatomy of a Compliance Plan... One Size Does Not Fit All!

Timing has always been key in admitting a patient for home health or hospice care. In an ideal scenario, health professionals focus on timely...


Jan 22, 2014, 09:00 ET Simione Healthcare Consultants Engages Leading West Coast Firm To Expand National Efforts For Home Health And Hospice

Simione Healthcare Consultants, a leading national consulting firm in home health and hospice care, announces the acquisition of Boyd & Nicholas, Inc....